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Dear John, what happened? Box office hit a disappointment

After the success of The Notebook, the story line of the new film based on a Nicholas Spark’s novel, Dear John, should have developed into something more than a frustrating long-distance relationship with an ambiguous ending. The film, starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried, opens with attractive cinematography of the […]

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New Play Workshop premieres six plays

The process of creating a play is a complicated affair, sometimes requiring hundreds of people to write, direct or act in a single production. But what if a play could be written, staged, memorized and performed in the course of 24 hours? This impossible mission became possible on Feb. 5 […]

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Great tragedy or just tragic?

Villanova

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Yes! And… improves lives through improv

The stage in McInnis auditorium is covered with students and volunteers who lay flat on their backs. Some giggle, unsure of what’s about to happen. Some wait patiently for instruction. What are they doing there? They’re warming-up for rehearsal for the Yes! And… musical, A Winter Sort of Thing: It’s […]

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Top 5 events of the semester

The Student Activities Board has big plans for this spring semester, and Coordinator of Student Activities Paul Daigle has come up with events that students can attend every weekend. Here is a list of the top five events of the semester that should be on every student’s calendar: 1. Spring […]

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Heath Ledger lives on in his final film

“Strange,” uttered one woman in the sparsely populated theater, rising from her seat during the ending credits of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, directed and co-written by Terry Gilliam. Though it would be hard for anyone to argue with the word choice of her brilliantly concise review, I did not […]

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The Colors of the Fall:

Longwood Gardens displays autumnal season

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Relient K’s Forget and Not Slow Down offers hope

    Relient K’s newest album, Forget and Not Slow Down, is a compilation of Matthew Thiessen’s deepest thoughts over the course of three months spent alone in Tennessee after a tragic breakup with his fiancée.    The reasons for the severed relationship have not been explained to the public […]

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Nights at the JJ: Jammin’ Java

    It’s Saturday night, and there’s nothing to do. You’ve finished your homework, you’ve already watched season one of Grey’s Anatomy–twice–and you don’t want to drive out to Wayne or Philadelphia. What can you do? Go to the Jammin’ Java.   Starting this semester and continuing next semester, there […]

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Contemporary Music Center shows off latest talent at concert

    On Nov. 23, the Contemporary Music Center is putting on a concert at Eastern. CMC is a study program that is offered at Martha’s Vineyard.   Senior Steven Diaz, who took part in the program last semester, explained the program as the equivalent to a conservatory, except that […]